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Green finger ladies rewarded for their gardening skills FESTIVE NEWS • DECEMBER 2017 • PAGE 41 Two county ladies have gained top gardener status after their gardens won first prizes in Hereford in Bloom’s best gardens competition sponsored by Radway Bridge Garden Centre, each winning a £100 voucher. Mrs Christina Saville of Moreland Avenue, Hereford took the best city garden award and the prize for the best country garden went to Mrs Jane Priestman of Stretton Court Farm, Stretton Grandison. Mrs Saville started creating her garden when she retired eight years ago from her role as a residential home manager. Mrs Priestman, a former head mistress of a girls school and her husband Don, who worked in 46 different Mrs Saville in her city garden countries in his career as an energy consultant, moved into their former farm house built in 1620 15 years ago. Mrs Priestman devoted the early years to creating her vision of a perfect garden in a one acre empty space. ! ! ! ! ! ! Quilting Fabric ! ! Dress Fabric ! ! ! Garden prize for city hoteliers After 30 years running a hundred bed ski chalet business in Switzerland Robert and Hilary Markland downsized to a five bed boutique hotel in Hereford four years ago – and set about creating their dream garden. Their creativity and hard work has paid dividends with their South Bank Hotel winning Hereford in Bloom’s best business garden in the city and a £100 voucher from sponsors Radway Bridge Garden Centre. ! Robert and Hilary in their award winning garden. 07795 109 492 MoT Testing while you wait MoT Testing – Class 4&7 Servicing G Repairs G Welding Vehicle Recovery and Transportation Calico & Sheeting Haberdashery Good availability on demand or contact us for an appointment Competitive prices and no re-test fees Find us on Facebook CHURCHWARD TRADING ESTATE, BARRS COURT ROAD, HEREFORD HR1 1EN T e l e p h o n e : 0 1 4 3 2 3 5 6 2 6 8 / 2 7 2 5 9 0 F a x : 0 1 4 3 2 3 7 1 4 7 6 gregmifflin@aol.com PA U L A ’ S B L I N D S C o n s e r v a t o r y B l i n d s , A w n i n g s , C u r t a i n s FA A C T O R Y / 2r""RR2"R2R22"R"Rb"@B2"2RBBR2RR"R2rBR( 2"B2BR""RRBe$TRDTĕdU%T$DU%0dU" *3FVvG( 2f'&2&''26W'B&BW&Vf&B#TpFVWRC3"3S2S